noun \ˈsha-lē\
plural chal·lises \ˈsha-lēz\

Definition of CHALLIS

:  a lightweight soft clothing fabric made of cotton, wool, or synthetic yarns

Origin of CHALLIS

probably from the name Challis
First Known Use: 1836


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